git check-ignore

Posted on October 21, 2022 [git] [development] [tools]

In the world of version control, Git has become an indispensable tool for developers. One of its key features is the ability to selectively ignore certain files or directories with the help of the .gitignore file. This can be a real lifesaver when you need to exclude files that don't belong in your repository, like build artifacts, logs, or user-specific settings. However, sometimes it can be challenging to figure out why a particular file is being ignored. That's where the git check-ignore command comes in handy! In this blog post, we'll explore this powerful yet underutilized Git command and how it can help you understand your .gitignore configuration.

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Lessons in cybersecurity, Part I

Posted on February 18, 2022 [security] [stories]

Here's a little story from the trenches, from far far away when I was a kiddo learning my way through webservers, PHP and vulnerable (pirated) bulletin boards software.

👋🏻 Intro

A long time ago around 200* something, I was really interested in game hacking related topics and somehow I got in charge of a big forum in the niche. That was my first intro to PHP and anything web related and while being quite good in C++/assembly and having some knowledge of how to breach software security I had stumbled into a fresh new world....

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Posted on February 15, 2022 [development] [git] [vim]

When talking with colleagues over chat about certain parts of the code it’s very helpful to show and give context as quickly as possible.


Hello world, again❗

Posted on August 26, 2021 [ramblings]

Well well well ... here I go again!

Another attempt at something that should resemble a personal blog, after more than 14 years in the system and more than 5 attempts, hopefully this is the one that lasts. ...